Communisis PLC (CMS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					               Communisis PLC (CMS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review
        Reference Code: GDMD28462FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: NOV 2012

          1st Floor, Longbow House                           Phone              +44 20 73828950                 Revenue          208.28 (million GBP)
          London, ENG                                        Fax                +44 20 73828951                 Net Profit       4.07 (million GBP)
          EC1Y 4TW                                           Website            www.communisis.com              Employees        1,383
                                                                                CMS [London Stock
          United Kingdom                                     Exchange                                           Industry         Media
                                                                                Exchange (LON)]

       Company Overview
       Communisis plc (Communisis) is a marketing services provider. It is active in providing traditional print solutions. The company
       offers various marketing services which support its customers marketing programmes and transactional communications. It has
       classified its business operations under two reportable operating segments, namely, Intelligence Driven Communications (IDC)
       and Specialist Production and Sourcing (SPS). The service portfolio includes campaign management, data & analysis, creative,
       postal sortation, print sourcing, direct mail, transactional services and cheques.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Communisis PLC, SWOT Analysis
         Nigel Howes                         Director                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Dave Rushton                        Director
                                                                                      Integrated Marketing Services          Key Client Dependencies
         John Wells                          Director
                                                                                      Strong Client Base                     Debt Obligations
         Michael Firth                       Director
         Jane Griffiths                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Key Developments                       Fluctuation in Foreign
       Share Data                                                                                                            Exchange Rates
                                                                                      Email Marketing
         Communisis PLC
                                                                                                                             Rapid Technological Changes
        Share Price (GBP) as on 16-Nov-                                  0.38
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (GBP)                                                        0.03        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million GBP)                                           53
        Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                     80
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     139
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Communisis PLC - Key Facts............................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Communisis PLC - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Communisis PLC - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................... 6
       Communisis PLC - History ................................................................................................................................................................. 7
       Communisis PLC - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................ 9
       Communisis PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................... 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Communisis PLC - Business Description ......................................................................................................................................... 12
       Communisis PLC - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................................. 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Communisis PLC - Strengths........................................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Integrated Marketing Services .................................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Strong Client Base.................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Communisis PLC - Weaknesses .................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Weakness - Key Client Dependencies ...................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Debt Obligations .................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Communisis PLC - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Key Developments .............................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Email Marketing ................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Dynamic Communications Landscape ................................................................................................................ 14
          Communisis PLC - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Fluctuation in Foreign Exchange Rates ....................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Rapid Technological Changes ..................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Communisis PLC - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................................ 16
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 17
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 17
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 17
       Performance Chart ............................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Communisis plc (Communisis) is a marketing services provider. It is active in providing traditional print solutions. The company offers various marketing services which support its customers marketing programmes and transactional communications. It has classified its business operations under two reportable operating segments, namely, Intelligence Driven Communications (IDC) and Specialist Production and Sourcing (SPS). The service portfolio includes campaign management, data & analysis, creative, postal sortation, print sourcing, direct mail, transactional services and cheques.
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